Lamb market analysis

Keeping up to date with all of the latest lamb market information is crucial. Here we have all the latest analysis and insight from our industry experts to help guide you through market movements and provide a clear, impartial view on what it all means.

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During the week ending 29 July the GB liveweight NSL SQQ increased 7.3p week-on-week, to 224.36p/kg. With prices at these high levels the key question on many minds is where will they go next? Some reports have suggested August could bring a return to more normal trade.

Ex-farm feed wheat prices steadily increased week-on-week throughout July.

UK sheep meat exports fell 19% in May, mirroring lower domestic production. Imports are also down, due in-part to restricted NZ supplies.

The GB liveweight NSL SQQ averaged 217.1p/kg in the week ending 22 July, down 6.9p on the week.

Growth in meat retail sales in France seems to have been more subdued than in Britain, particularly in the most recent period.

The OECD and FAO have jointly published the latest report on the World Agricultural Outlook for 2020-2029.

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